The accounting program prepares students for a career in accounting with the foundation coursework required to pursue post graduation professional certificates or licenses such as the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) or the Certified Public Accountant (CPA). The program also prepares students to pursue graduate coursework in accounting. The accounting major includes 24 upper division required hours of accounting. Students are offered a variety of required and elective courses designed to meet the needs of today's working professional in accounting and with other core business courses are prepared to be a confident and prepared professional. Courses are offered on a rotating basis during the day, at night or online. In addition, students may join an affiliated club and network with local and regional professionals.
Professional in a corporate accounting department, IRS agent, CPA, budget analyst, auditor
All students receiving a BBA degree from the Abbott Turner College of Business should be prepared to demonstrate:
- Proficiency in Critical Thinking
- Knowledge of important concepts in key business areas.
- An understanding of ethical issues.
- An understanding of global and diversity issues
- Proficiency in communication.
- Proficiency in information technology.
Students completing the Accounting program should be prepared to demonstrate a working knowledge of :
- financial accounting.
- cost/managerial accounting.
- tax accounting.
- accounting information systems.